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Portsmouth, Ohio (U.S.)

Scioto County

Last modified: 2012-03-30 by rick wyatt
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Description of the flag

The flag of the City of Portsmouth, Ohio, is of vertical design. It shows three irregular fields of blue (on the top), green (in the middle) and white (on the bottom). On the green field lies inscription "PORTSMOUTH/OHIO/1803" all in white letters and below that some kind of seven-pointed white star with green circle bordered white than black. It can be seen on a photo on Waymarking website:

About the city:
"Portsmouth is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Scioto County. The municipality is located on the northern banks of the Ohio River and east of the Scioto River in Southern Ohio. The population was 20,909 at the 2000 census." - from Wikipedia:,_Ohio.

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Valentin Poposki, 23 January 2010

Former flag

[Flag of Portsmouth, Ohio] located by Valentin Poposki, 29 August 2005
reduced from an image at

This black and white image of the flag shows an image of a local rural scene, with a woodsman to the left and a native to the right on a white field. On a colored ribbon above is written PORTSMOUTH, O, and below CITY FLAG.
Valentin Poposki, 29 August 2005

The flag shown here for Portsmouth is one that has not been used in more than 40 years, at least. Portsmouth has had two flags since.
John Purcell, 30 July 2006